Directors

Tan Sri Dato' David CHIU, Chairman

Tan Sri Dato' David CHIU ("Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu") B.Sc., was appointed as the chairman and a non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. He is also the chairman and a member of the nomination committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited and a member of the compensation committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited.

Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu holds a double degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics at the University of Sophia, Japan. He is a prominent businessman with over 30 years'experience in the property development and extensive experience in the hotel development. Since 1978, Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu had been the managing director of Far East Consortium Limited, the predecessor of Far East Consortium International Limited ("FECIL"), which is mainly engaged in property development and investment, hotel operation and management, car park operation as well as property management services, adopting geographical diversification and ("Chinese Wallet") strategy, with business covering Hong Kong, Mainland China, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. He was appointed as the deputy chairman and chief executive officer of FECIL on December 8, 1994 and October 8, 1997 respectively. On September 8, 2011, Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu has been appointed as the chairman of FECIL. He was formerly a non-executive director (up to the withdrawal of listing) and is currently a director of Dorsett Hospitality International Limited (formerly known as Kosmopolito Hotels International Limited, a subsidiary of FECIL, which withdrew from listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited in October 2015). He was the chairman of the board of directors of AGORA Hospitality Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, until March 31, 2015. He is also a director of Forever Top (Asia) Limited, a controlling shareholder of i-CABLE Communications Limited.

He was appointed as the member of the 12th and 13th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the chairman of Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration-People and Forces' Committee in 2008. Currently, he is the vice chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, a trustee member of The Better Hong Kong Foundation, an honorary chairman of Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration-People and Forces・ Committee, a director and a member of Concerted Efforts Resource Centre, a counsellor of China-United States Exchange Foundation, an honorary chairman of Guangdong Chamber of Foreign Investors, a member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Constitutional Reform Synergy, a member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, a member of Friends of Hong Kong Association Limited, a member of Pacific Basin Economic Council and a director of three Ju Ching Chu Schools in Hong Kong. In Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu was awarded an honorary award which carried the title "Dato" and a more senior honorary title of "Tan Sri" by His Majesty, King of Malaysia in 1997 and 2005 respectively. He was also awarded the WCEF Lifetime Achievement Awards by Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute in 2013.

 

Dr. CHENG Kar-Shun, Henry, GBM, GBS, Vice-chairman

Dr. CHENG Kar-Shun, Henry ("Dr. Cheng"), was appointed as the vice-chairman and a non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. Dr. Cheng is the chairman and executive director of New World Development Company Limited, NWS Holdings Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, the chairman and non-executive director of New World Department Store China Limited, Newton Resources Ltd and FSE Engineering Holdings Limited, an independent non-executive director of HKR International Limited and Hang Seng Bank Limited, and a non executive director of SJM Holdings Limited, all of them are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was the chairman and managing director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on August 4, 2016. He was the chairman and executive director of International Entertainment Corporation, a listed public company in Hong Kong, up to his resignation on June 10, 2017, and a non-executive director of Lifestyle International Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong, up to his retirement on May 4, 2015. He is a director of Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings) Limited, Cheng Yu Tung Family (Holdings II) Limited, Chow Tai Fook Capital Limited, Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited. Dr. Cheng is also a director of Forever Top (Asia) Limited, a controlling shareholder of i-CABLE Communications Limited.

Dr. Cheng is the chairman of the Advisory Council of The Better Hong Kong Foundation and a Standing Committee Member of the Twelfth Chinese People・s Political Consultative Conference of The People・s Republic of China. Dr. Cheng was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star and the Grand Bauhinia Medal in 2001 and 2017 respectively by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

 

Dr. CHENG Chi-Kong, Adrian, JP, Non-executive Director

Dr. CHENG Chi-Kong, Adrian ("Dr. Adrian Cheng"), was appointed as a non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. Dr. Adrian Cheng is the executive vice-chairman and general manager of New World Development Company Limited, an executive director of New World Department Store China Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, and a non-executive director of Giordano International Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is an executive director of New World China Land Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong until its delisting on August 4, 2016. He was an executive director of International Entertainment Corporation up to his resignation on June 10, 2017 and a non-executive director and vice chairman of Modern Media Holdings Limited up to his resignation on August 26, 2017, both being listed public companies in Hong Kong. He is a director of Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited. He is also the chairman of New World Group Charity Foundation Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of New World Development Company Limited. Dr. Adrian Cheng worked in a major international bank prior to joining the New World Development Group in September 2006 and has substantial experience in corporate finance.

Dr. Adrian Cheng holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (cum laude) from Harvard University, and was conferred the Honorary Doctorate of Humanities by the Savannah College of Art and Design. He is the vice-chairman of All-China Youth Federation, a member of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the chairman of China Young Leaders Foundation, the Honorary chairman of K11 Art Foundation Limited and a member of Board of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.

 

TSANG On Yip, Patrick, Non-executive Director

Mr. TSANG On Yip, Patrick ("Mr Tsang"), was appointed as a non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. He is also a member of the compensation committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited.

Mr. Tsang is a director and chief executive officer of Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited. Mr. Tsang is an executive director of Melbourne Enterprise Limited and UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited, a non-executive director of Greenheart Group Limited and Integrated Waste Solutions Group Holdings Limited, all of which are listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Tsang is also a director of Cheng Yu Tung Foundation Limited and Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited and the governor of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation Limited. He obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Economics from Columbia College of Columbia University in New York, USA.

 

HOONG Cheong Thard, Non-executive Director

Mr. HOONG Cheong Thard ("Mr. Hoong") B.Eng. ACA , was appointed as a non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. He is also a member of the audit committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited. He is an executive director of Far East Consortium International Limited ("FECIL"), a listed public company in Hong Kong, since August 2012. He joined FECIL in September 2008 as the managing director. He is responsible for the formulation and implementation of FECIL・s overall strategies for development.

Prior to joining FECIL, Mr. Hoong was the chief executive officer of China LotSynergy Holdings Limited, a listed public company in Hong Kong, where he retired as a non-executive director of the company with effect from June 1, 2017.

Mr. Hoong was an investment banker for over 12 years and had held senior positions at Deutsche Bank and UBS where he was responsible for corporate finance business in Asia. He was formerly a non-executive director (up to the withdrawal of listing) and is currently a director of Dorsett Hospitality International Limited (formerly known as Kosmopolito Hotels International Limited and withdrew from listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of FECIL in October 2015), was a director of AGORA Hospitality Group Co., Ltd., a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, until March 2017 and is a non-independent non executive director of Land & General Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia. Mr. Hoong is also a director of Forever Top (Asia) Limited, which is a controlling shareholder of i-CABLE Communications Limited.

Mr. Hoong is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, University of London.

 

Andrew Wah Wai CHIU, Executive Director

Mr. Andrew Wah Wai CHIU ("Mr. Chiu"), was appointed as an executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. He is also the authorised representative of i-CABLE Communications Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of i-CABLE Communications Limited. He is the founder and the executive chairman of Land Pacific Limited, Deacon House International Limited and Ariana Social Community Limited. Land Pacific Limited was formed in 2013 is a property development company focusing on residential and commercial developments in South East Asia. Deacon House International Limited formed in 2015 is a hotel company based on Chinese contemporary designs and influences, exemplifying Chinese cultures and traditions with a modern twist. Ariana Social Community Limited formed in 2016 is a community based student housing company with its flagship property in Farringdon, London and projects pipelined in England, Australia and North America.

Mr. Chiu started his career with DTZ Hong Kong in 2008, he joined Far East Consortium International Limited ("FECIL") in 2009 and was appointed as the business development manager of FECIL in 2012. He is responsible for property investment and development for FECIL. From 2015, Mr. Chiu serves as the assistant to the chairman of FECIL. He is also a director of Malaysia Land Properties Sdn Bhd, and a non-independent non-executive director of Land & General Berhad, a company listed on the Bursa Malaysia. He is a member of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce and a member of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong.

 

LAM Kin-Fung, Jeffrey, GBS, JP, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. LAM Kin-Fung, Jeffrey ("Mr. Lam"), was appointed as an independent non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited in September 2017. He is also the chairman and a member of the compensation committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited and a member of the nomination committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited. Mr. Lam holds a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University in the United States. He has over 30 years of experience in the toy industry and is currently the managing director of Forward Winsome Industries Limited which is engaged in toy manufacturing.

Mr. Lam is an independent non-executive director of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, C C Land Holdings Limited, China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Limited, Wynn Macau, Limited and CWT International Limited (formerly known as HNA Holding Group Company Limited), all of which are listed public companies in Hong Kong. He was also an independent non-executive director of Hsin Chong Group Holdings Limited until his resignation on May 10, 2014 and Bracell Limited until his resignation on November 1, 2016 after its delisting on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange on October 24, 2016.

Mr. Lam is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People・s Political Consultative Conference. He also holds a number of other public and community service positions including being a non-official member of the Executive Council and a member of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, a member of the board of Airport Authority Hong Kong, a general committee member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, the chairman of Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Complaints Committee, a member of Fight Crime Committee, a director of the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation Limited and a member of the board of directors of Heifer International-Hong Kong.

 

HU Shao Ming Herman , SBS, JP, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. HU Shao Ming Herman ("Mr. Hu"), BSc, FCIBSE, FHKIE, MIEEE. C. Eng. , has been an independent non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited since 2012. He is also a member of the compensation committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited. He is the chairman of Ryoden Development Limited. Mr. Hu has been re-elected as a Deputy to the 13th National Peoples Congress of the People's Republic of China. He is also a general committee member, executive committee member and chairman of Mainland China Committee of the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong, the Vice-President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, an Honorary Court Member of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, a member of the Election Committee of the Government of the HKSAR and the Vice Patron of The Community Chest of Hong Kong. He was awarded the Honour of Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China on June 30, 2017.

 

LUK Koon Hoo, Roger , BBS, JP, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. LUK Koon Hoo, Roger ("Mr. Luk") FHKIB, has been an independent non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited since 2010. He also serves as the chairman of i-CABLE Communications Limited's Audit Committee and a member of each of i-CABLE Communications Limited's Compensation Committee and Nomination Committee. He has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in accounting and financial management. He joined Hang Seng Bank in 1975, became the bank's director and deputy chief executive in 1994 and then became managing director and deputy chief executive of the bank in 1996 until his retirement in May 2005. Mr. Luk is an independent non-executive director of three companies publicly listed in Hong Kong, namely, China Properties Group Limited, Computime Group Limited and Hung Hing Printing Group Limited, and also an independent non-executive director of Octopus Cards Limited. Mr. Luk was formerly an independent non-executive director of Wheelock Properties Limited, formerly a listed public company until it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheelock and Company Limited in July 2010, from February 2008 to July 2010. He also serves as a council member of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and a non-executive director (non-official) of Urban Renewal Authority. Mr. Luk also served in the past on the Court and Council of Hong Kong Baptist University, the Advisory Committee on New Broad-based Taxes, the Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee, the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government, the Statistics Advisory Board, the Broadcasting Authority, the Advisory Committee and the Investor Education Advisory Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission, the Barristers Disciplinary Tribunal Panel, the Operations Review Committee of ICAC and the Town Planning Board. He was an appointed member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council from 1992 to 1995, and also a member of the first Election Committee of the Legislative Council.

Mr. Luk graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Statistics from The University of Hong Kong and also holds a Master of Business Administration Degree granted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. He is also a Non-official Justice of the Peace and was awarded the honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2004 in recognition of his contributions to public services.

 

TANG Sing Ming, Sherman, Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. TANG Sing Ming, Sherman ("Mr. Tang"), has been appointed an independent non-executive director of i-CABLE Communications Limited since 2014. He is also a member of the audit committee of i-CABLE Communications Limited. He holds a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and a degree of Doctor in Medicine from the University of Southern California, the United States of America. Mr. Tang is a seasoned entrepreneur in the hospitality industry and has over 20 years of experience in investment and operation of restaurants, cafes and bars. He is the founder and owner of the Epicurean Group and also served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Epicurean and Company, Limited (now known as New Wisdom Holding Company Limited), a listed public company in Hong Kong, until his resignation in November 2016.

 

Senior Management

LEUNG Shuk Yee Irene, Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Leung joined the i-CABLE Group in February 2018 and is the Chief Operating Officer of i-CABLE Communications Limited. She is also a director of certain subsidiaries of i-CABLE Communications Limited. She was an experienced senior management in the telecommunications industry, having developed her expertise in fixed and mobile telecom services. She was the executive vice president of a market leading mobile service operator in Hong Kong for commercial customer segments as well as mass consumer market, and was responsible for the leadership and strategic development of the leading mobile service operator's multi-brand business and services which included the world's first commercial launch of 4G mobile service and applications. In 2012, Ms. Leung devoted herself into the social service sector and promoted the application of information technology by joining the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association ("SCHSA"), a well-known social enterprise and charitable organisation in Hong Kong, as the chief executive officer. During her service and leadership in SCHSA, SCHSA had gone through a major transformation and is being recognised as a role model of social innovations in the social service sector in Hong Kong.

 

KWOK Chi Kin, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Mr. Kwok joined the i-CABLE Group in September 2017 and he is the Chief Financial Officer and the company secretary of i-CABLE Communications Limited. He is also the authorised representative of i-CABLE Communications Limited and a director of certain subsidiaries of i-CABLE Communications Limited. He is responsible for the accounting and financial management, company secretarial matters and corporate governance functions of the i-CABLE Group. Mr. Kwok obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with First Class Honours from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He has over 15 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial management, company secretarial practice, and corporate governance. Prior to joining the i-CABLE Group, he worked for an international accounting firm and was the chief financial officer and the company secretary of International Entertainment Corporation, a company listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, from May 2004 to June 2017.

 

CHIU Ying Chun Ronald, Executive Director, i-CABLE News Limited & i-CABLE Sports Limited

Mr. Chiu was appointed Assistant News Controller in June 1993 and was instrumental in the launch of the first 24-hour Cantonese language News Channel in the world. Mr. Chiu was promoted to News Controller in 1994 and appointed as Vice President, News & Sports in 2002. He became an executive director of i-CABLE News Limited and i-CABLE Sports Limited in September 2005 responsible for operating channels of the Sports and News platform. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Chiu held various senior news positions in the television industry. His experience spans from reporting, editing, news anchoring; to planning and execution of news coverage as well as management of news operation. He was made Honorary University Fellow of the Hong Kong Baptist University in 2012 in recognition of his contributions to broadcasting news.

 

CHAN Wai Man, Senior Vice President, Network Operations

Mr. Chan joined the i-CABLE Group in September 1993 and is Senior Vice President, Network Operations. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of i-CABLE Communications Limited. At the time that he joined the i-CABLE Group in 1993, he was responsible for the operations and technical support of TV broadcasting system. Throughout his career with the i-CABLE Group, he gained extensive experience in TV broadcasting, telecommunication and data communication engineering. He was appointed Vice President, Network Operations in July 2014, responsible for the development and operation of the Company's TV and broadband distribution networks, as well as the New Media and Management Information Systems. In March 2018, Mr. Chan was appointed as Senior Vice President, Network Operations. Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (First Class Honours) and a Master of Science degree in Electronic Engineering.

 

CHEUNG Chi Shing, Vincent, Senior Vice President, Subscription Marketing and Sales

Mr. Cheung re-joined the i-CABLE Group as Senior Vice President, Subscription Marketing and Sales in November 2017 and spearhead the subscription business of Pay TV, Broadband and Telephony business. He has been a member of the Hong Kong Cable Television management team for nearly 20 years, beginning in 1993 as marketing and sales executive for subscription. Over the years, he has played an integral role for the i-CABLE Group・s subscription revenue for both residential and commercial sectors in a highly competitive environment.

In January 2004, he was appointed Controller to oversee the Marketing and Sales of subscription business. In January 2009, Mr. Cheung was appointed as Vice President. He helped to quickly build the subscriber and revenue base in 2009 and was further promoted as Senior Vice President, Subscription Services in January 2010.

He has over 25 years of experience in business reinvention under the new economy marketing landscape. Mr. Cheung holds a Bachelor.s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Ottawa, Canada and Master・s degree of Business Administration from University of Hull, England.

 

NG Ching Man Carman, Senior Vice President, Media Business

Ms. Ng joined the i-CABLE Group in January 2018 as Senior Vice President, Media Business. She is also a director of certain subsidiaries of i-CABLE Communications Limited. She is responsible for the overall business performance of television and other media advertising business where she leads and formulates strategy to drive for business growth. In addition, she oversees the development of programming, programme development and promotions, programme planning and production, production support.

Ms. Ng has over 20 years of experience in Hong Kong's media industry spanning from free-TV to pay-TV, OTT (Over-The-Top), OOH (Out-Of-Home), digital, social and integrated marketing solutions. Prior to joining i-CABLE Communications Limited, she has held various senior management positions in PCCW Media Group, Le Corporation Limited, RoadShow Media Limited and Sina.com. Ms. Ng holds an EMBA degree of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.